Mission: Verde reduces energy and inefficiencies within our business community. We implement and stand behind our recommendations.
Vision: Changing the way businesses look at sustainability investment.
- Confident & resilient
- Taking pride in our work
- Humble & gracious
- Positive contagious energy
- Eloquent communication
- Curiously exploring new solutions
Our Outreach Analyst is responsible for meeting and nurturing new business that we can make and stand behind to save energy in the greater Chicagoland area. They are also responsible for assisting the other analysts in energy calculations, scopes of work, and report generation.
Please note – this position is an entry level position and requires a lot of cold calling through phone and email.
Need for Achievement: Sets demanding personal goals. Is ambitious. Strives for excellence. Willing to work as hard as it takes to get things done.
Optimism/Positivity: Expects to succeed. Remains resilient in the face of difficulties, objection, and rejection.
Confidence: Inner strength. Will persist despite setbacks. Not afraid to be pushed outside the comfort zone.
Communication: Clearly articulates complex and detailed concepts.
Relationship Building: Easily establishes and maintains relationships with prospects and clients. Service oriented, and always taking client needs into account.
Organization: Disciplined, follows through, juggles multiple tasks, conscientious. Can identify and catch small details.
Performance Expectations Year 1:
Understand key client profiles
Identify ideal clients and decision makers
Reach out cold to prospective clients
Articulate Verde’s value proposition – both verbal and written
Assess if the prospect’s high-level pain, gains, goals align with Verde’s products and services
Integrate/include analyst colleague for further qualification
Proven experience in reaching customers in an outbound fashion, whether sales, grassroots organizing, interviews, or other experience
Starting pay at $16.50 per hour at approximately 40 hours per week and full-time benefits. After meeting key competencies, bonus eligible. The next growth opportunity, after meeting key performance indicators, potential for a promotion to Energy Efficiency Analyst and eligible for a generous/competitive commission plan in addition to a base salary of $49,810.80, and unlimited PTO. Historically it has taken between 3-6 months for an outreach analyst to get promoted to energy efficiency analyst.
Average OTE year 1 – $50k-65k
Average OTE year 2 – $65k-90k
Average OTE year 3 – $90-120k
Average OTE year 4 – $100k-150k+
*Please note that since commissions are uncapped, top performers are eligible for OTE of a third or fourth year analyst as soon as their first year. The tiered commission structure allows for an increase of commission throughout the year after hitting predetermined revenue/gross margin goals.
Paid Holidays & Paid time off
Health and Dental
Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability
401K/Retirement Plan – company matching contribution
Student Loan Repayment Program
Voluntary Employee Options • Vision Coverage • Flexible Spending Account • Legal Insurance Plan • Accident Insurance Identity Theft Protection Plan • Pet Insurance
All Plans and offerings are reviewed annually and subject to change
It is the policy of Verde Energy Efficiency Experts that employees should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of unlawful employment discrimination. All decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, promotion, assignment, training, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment will be made without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.